Jerry Jones’ Son Stephen Confirms Any Cowboys Player That Protests Against Racism & Police Brutality During Anthem Will Be Punished – BSO

The Gate Keeper: I totally agree with the author of this post. Damn the whole team ought to protest and see what happens then. Damn shame!

As I have reported in the past, the Cowboys have been very clear behind the scenes with their players that if they protest against racism during the anthem, they will be punished severely.

Jerry Jones has said it, and now Stephen Jones has confirmed it while appearing on Norm and D Invasion on 1310 The Ticket here is a full transcript of what Stephen Jones had to say.

There are a couple of points I’d like to make to what Stephen Jones had to say.

The first one is the NFL, . . .  (Read more)

What It Really Means When Black People Who Protest Are Called ‘Ungrateful’ – Huffington Post

In a series of tweets posted Sunday, Donald Trump, The President of the United States of America, condemned the protests of black athletes like Colin Kaepernick during the National Anthem. He suggested that NFL players and other professional athletes (American citizens) should be fired or suspended for peacefully protesting racism and police brutality. One might say this is outrageous, but then, given everything that has transpired over the last several months, it is hardly surprising.

In mid August, the President implied that some of the Nazis who marched in the name of white supremacy in Charlottesville were “very fine people.” One month later, he declared that black athletes who protest white supremacy are sons of bitches. There is an obvious disconnect in the way many people in this country who have commended President Trump’s tweets view the freedoms that come with the 1st Amendment: Nazis and white supremacists deserve freedom of speech, but black athletes who peacefully protest deserve derision, ridicule, and the loss of their livelihoods. (Huffington Post)